Arecibo Observatory Publications


July 1, 1997 -June 30, 1998

This list, not necessarily complete, contains all those publications known to us reporting on results of work using Arecibo instrumentation. Reprint requests should be addressed directly to the authors.

Please inform the librarian, Carmen Segarra ( of any omissions.


Algaze Beato, A., The Neutral Hydrogen Content of Early-Type Disk Galaxies, Master of Science, Thesis, UPR, 1997.

Baan, W.A., Bragg, A.E., Henkel, C. and Wilson, T.L., Nuclear Formaldehyde Absorption in NGC 253, Astrophys. J., 491, 134, 1997.

Benner, L.A.M., Ostro, S.J., Giorgini, J.D., Jurgens, R.F., Mitchell, D.L., Rose, R., Rosema, K.D., Slade, M.A., Winkler, R., Yeomans, D.K., Campbell, D.B., Chandler, J.F. and Shapiro, I.I., Radar Detection of Near-Earth Asteroids 2062 Aten, 2101 Adonis, 3103 Eger, 4544, Xanthus, and 1992 QN, Icarus, 130, 296, 1997.

Black, G.J., Chaotic Rotation of Hyperion and Modeling the Radar Properties of the Icy Galilean Satellites as a Coherent Backscatter Effect, Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, 1997.

Bockelee-Morvan, D., Gautier, D., Lis, D.C., Young, K., Keene, J., Phillips, T.G., Owen, T., Crovisier, J., Goldsmith, P.F., Bergin, E.A., Despois, D. and Wootten, A., Deuterated Water in Comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) and its Implications for the Origin of Comets, Icarus, 133, 147, 1998.

Borgani, S., da Costa, L., Freudling, W., Giovanelli, R., Haynes, M., Salzer, J., and Wagner, G., Peculiar Velocities of Clusters in CDM Models, Astrophysical J.Lett., 482, L121, 1997.

Briggs, F.H., Estimation of the Space Density of Low Surface Brightness Galaxies, Astrophys. J., 484, 618, 1997.

Carral, P., Kurtz, S.E., Rodriguez, L.F., De Pree, C. and Hofner, P., Detection of 7 Millimeter Sources Near Cometary HII Regions, Astrophys. J.-Lett., 486, L103, 1997.

Cesaroni, R., Felli, M., Testi, L., Walmsley, C.M. and Olmi, L.,The Disk-Outflow System Around the High-Mass (proto)star IRAS 20126+4104, Astron. & Astrophys., 325, 725, 1997.

Cesaroni, R. Hofner, P., Walmsley, C.M. and Churchwell, E., Sub-Arcsecond Structure of Hot Cores in the NH3(4,4) Line, Astron. and Astrophys., 331, 709,1998.

Cordes, J.M. and Chernoff, D.F., Neutron Star Population Dynamics. I: Millisecond Pulsars, Astrophys. J., 482, 971, 1997.

Cordes, J.M., Lazio, T.J.W. and Sagan, C., Scintillation-Induced Intermittency in SETI, Astrophys. J., 487, 782, 1997.

Dale, D.A., Giovanelli, R., Haynes, M.P., Scodeggio, M., Hardy, E. and Campusano, L., The Cluster Tully-Fisher Relation to 18000 km s-1: I. Data for 7 Northern Clusters, Astron. J., 114, 455, 1997.

Dale, D.A., Giovanelli, R., Haynes, M.P., Scodeggio, M., Campusano, L. and Hardy, E., The I-band Tully-Fisher Relation at Intermediate Redshifts, in "it Galaxy Scaling Relations", ed. By L.N. da Costa and A. Renzini, Springer : Berlin, pp.341-343, 1997.

Dale, D.A., Giovanelli, R., Haynes, M.P., Scodeggio, M., Hardy, E., and Campusano, L., Seeking the Local Convergence Depth: I. TF Observations of Clusters A168, A397, A569, A1139, A1228 and A1983, Astron. J., 114, 455, (NAIC# 392), 1997.

Dale, D., Giovanelli, R., Haynes, M., Scodeggio, M., Hardy, E., & Campusano, L., Seeking the Local Convergence Depth: II. Tully-Fisher Observations of Clusters A114, A119, A194, A2295, A2457 A2806, A3193, A3381 and A3744, Astron. J., 115, 418, 1998.

Giovanelli, R., The Luminosity- Width Relation of Spiral Galaxies, in Proceedings of Galaxy Scaling Relations, L. da Costa and A. Renzini, eds., Springer : Berlin, pp. 146-157, 1997.

Giovanelli, R., Deviations from Hubble Flow in the Local Universe, in Proceedings of Critical Dialogues in Cosmology, N. Turok, ed., Princeton Univ. Press: Princeton, World Scientific : Singapore, pp. 439-458, 1997.

Giovanelli, R., Large-Scale-Structure, Peculiar Velocities and the Density Field in the Local Universe, in Proceedings of Generation of Cosmological Large-Scale-Structure, D. Schramm, ed., Kluwer: Dordrecht, 193, 1997.

Giovanelli, R., The I-Band Tully-Fisher Relation and the Hubble Constant, in Proc. of "Extragalactic Distance Scale", M. Livio, M. Donahue and N. Panagia, eds., Cambridge U. Press : Cambridge, p.113-127, 1997.

Giovanelli, R., Avera, E. and Karachentsev, I.D., Spectroscopy of Edge-On Spirals, Astron. J., 114, 122, 1997.

Goldsmith, P. F., Bergin, E. A., & Lis, D. C., Carbon Monoxide and Dust Column Densities: The Dust to Gas Ratio and Structure of Three Giant Molecular Cloud Cores, Astrophys. J., 491, 615, 1997.

Guzzo, L., M.A. Strauss, K.B. Fisher, R. Giovanelli, and M.P. Haynes, Redshift-Space Distortions and the Real-Space Clustering Different Galaxy Types, Astrophys. J., 489, 37, 1997.

Hajian, A.R., Balick, B., Terzian, Y. and Perinotto, M., Fliers and Other Microstructures in Planetary Nebulae. III., Astrophys. J., 487, 304, 1997.

Haynes, M.P., Hogg, D.E., Maddalena, R.J., Roberts, M.S., and van Zee, L., Asymmetry in High-Precision Global HI Profiles of Isolated Spiral Galaxies, Astron. J., 115, 62, 1998.

Hofner, P. and Churchwell, E., Hard X-Ray Emission from the W3 Core, Astrophys. J.Lett., 486, L39, 1997.

Hofner, P., Peterson, S. and Cesaroni, R., Ammonia Absorption Toward the UC HII Regions G45.12+0.13 and G45.47+0.05, Astrophys. J., 714, 899, April 1998.

Kramer, M., Xilouris, K.M., Jessner, A., Lorimer, D., Wielebinski, R. and Lyne, A.G., Origin of Pulsar Radio Emission. I. High Frequency Daa, Astron. & Astrophys., 322, 846, 1997.

Lazio, T.J.W. and J.M. Cordes, The Radial Extent and Warp of the Ionized Galactic Disk. II. A likelihood Analysis of the Radio-Wave Scattering Toward the Anticenter, Astrophys. J., 497, 238, 1998.

Leinhardt, Z., Xilouris, K.M. and Kramer, M., Pulsar Fluctuation Spectra at High Radio Frequencies, Astron. and Astrophys. Supp., 191, 1997.

Lewis, B. M., A Renewed Search for Water Maser Emission from Mira Variables, Astron. J., 114, 1602, 1997.

Lewis, B. M., Does the Momentum Flux Generated by Gravitational Contraction Drive AGB Mass-loss?, Astrophys. J., 491, 846, 1997.

Lis, D.C., Keene, J., Young, K., Phillips, T.G., Bockelee-Morvan, D., Crovisier, J., Shilke, P., Goldsmith, P.F., Bergin, E.A., Spectroscopic Observations of Comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakuatke) with the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory, Icarus, 130, 355, 1997.

Lorimer, D. R., Jessner, A., Seiradakis, J. H., Lyne, A. G., D'Amico, N., Athanasopoulos, A., Xilouris, K. M., Kramer, M., and Wielebinski, R., A Flexible Format for Exchanging Pulsar Data, Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser., 128, 541, 1997.

Maia, M.A.G., Willmer, C.N.A. and da Costa, L.N., Study of a Slice at +9 of Declination: I. The Neutral Hydrogen Content of Galaxies in Loose Groups, Astron. J., 115, 49,1998.

Nordgren, T.E., A Neutral Hydrogen Study of Close and Wide Galaxy Pairs, Ph.D.Thesis, Cornell University, 1997.

Nordgren, T.E., Chengalur, J.N., and Terzian, Y., Close Galaxy Pairs in Low and Medium Density Regions: The Southern Sky, Astron. J., 114, 913, 1997.

Nordgren, T.E., Chengalur, J.N., Salpeter, E.E., and Terzian, Y., Close Galaxy Pairs in Medium Galaxy Density Regions: The Northern Sky, Astron. J., 114, 77, 1997.

Nordgren, T.E., Chengalur, J.N., Salpeter, E.E. and Terzian, Y., Very Wide Galaxy pairs of the Northern and Southern Sky, Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser., 115, 43, 1998.

Olmi, L., Felli, M. and Cesaroni, R., IRAS 12553-7651 in Chamaleon II: a Low Mass PMS Star with a C18O Outflow?, Astron. & Astrophys., 326, 373, 1997.

Pettengill, G.H., Campbell, B.A., Campbell, D.B. and Simpson, R.A., Surface Electromagnetic Properties, in "Venus II Geology, Geophysics, Atmosphere, and Solar Wind Experiment", S.W. Bougher, D.M. Hunten and R.J. Phillips, eds. (Univ. Of Arizona Press, Tucson), pp. 527-546, 1997.

Rankin, J.M. and Rathnasree, N., On the Polarisation and Emission Geometry of Pulsare 1929+10: Does Its Emission Come from a Single Pole or Two Poles?, J.Astrophys. Astr., 18, 91, 1997.

Riera, A., Balick, B., Mellema, C., Xilouris, K.M. and Terzian, Y., Abundances Variations in Pne: Real or Illusory?, IAUS, 180, 274, 1997.

Romani, R.W., Cordes, J.M. and Yadigaroglu, I-A., X-ray Emission from the Guitar Nebula, Astrophys. J.Lett., 484, L137, 1997.

Schombert, J.M., Pildis, R.A., Eder, J.A. and Oemler, A., Gas-Rich Dwarfs from the Second Palomar Sky Survey. I: Catalog and Characteristics, Astrophys. J. Suppl., 111, 233, 1997.

Scodeggio, M., The Distances to Nearby Galaxy Clusters, Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, 1997.

Scodeggio, M., Giovanelli, R., and Haynes, M.P., An Economical Technique for the Estimate of Galaxy Distances: The Photometric Fundamental Plane, Astron. J., 113, 2087, 1997.

Scodeggio, M., Giovanelli, R., and Haynes, M.P., A Comparison of Tully-Fisher and Fundamental Plane Distances for Nearby Clusters, in Proceedings of Galaxy Scaling Relations, L. da Costa and A. Renzini, eds., Springer : Berlin, pp. 158-163, 1997.

Scodeggio, M., Giovanelli, R., and Haynes, M.P., A Purely Photometric Fundamental Plane?, in Proceedings of Galaxy Scaling Relations, L. da Costa and A. Renzini, eds., Springer : Berlin, pp. 390-392, 1997

Scodeggio, M., Giovanelli, R., and Haynes, M.P., The Relative Distance Between the Clusters of Galaxies A2634 and Coma, Astron. J., 113, 101, 1997.

Sprayberry, D., Impey, C.D., Irwin, M.J. and Bothun, G.D., Low Surface Brightness Galaxies in the Local Universe. III. Implications for the Field Galaxy Luminosity Function, Astrophys. J., 482, 104, 1997.

Stacy, N.J.S., Campbell, D.B., and Ford, P.G., Arecibo Radar Mapping of the Lunar Poles: A Search for Ice Deposits, Science, 276, 1527, 1997.

Sullivan, W.T. III, Wellington, K.J., Shostak, G.S., Backus, P.R. and Cordes, J.M., A Galactic Center Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligent Signals, 47th International Astronautical Congress, Oct. 7-11, 1996, Beijing, China, 1997.

Sullivan, W.T.III, Werthimer, D., Bowyer, S., Cobb, J., Gedye, D., and Anderson, D., A New Major SETI Project Serendip data and 100,000 Personal Computers, "Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe", C.B. Cosmovici, S. Bowyer, and D. Werthimer, eds., p. 729, 1997.

Tamanaha, C.M., The Anticenter Shell and the Anticenter Chain, Astrophys. J.- Suppl., 109, 139, 1997.

van Zee, L., Haynes, M.P. and Salzer, J.J., Element Enrichment and Stellar Populations of Gas-Rich Low Surface Brightness Dwarf Galaxies, Astron. J., 114, 2497, 1997.

van Zee, L., Haynes, M.P. and Salzer, J.J., Optical Colors and Metallicities of Gas-Rich Quiescent Dwarf Galaxies, Astron. J., 114, 2479, 1997.

van Zee, L. Westpfahl. D. and Haynes, M.P., The Complex Kinematics of the Neutral Hydrogen Associated with I Zw 18, Astron. J., 115, 1000, 1998.

von Hoensbroech, A., and Xilouris, K.M., Does Radius-to-Frequency Mapping Persist Close to the Pulsar Surface?, Astron. & Astrophys., 324, 981, 1997.

von Hoensbroech, A. and Xilouris, K.M., Effelsberg Multifrequency Pulsar Polarimetry, Astron. & Astrophys.Suppl., 126, 121, 1997.

Walmsley, M., Natta, A., Marconi, A., Testi, L., Hofner, P., Schilke, P. And Wyrowski, F., Star Formation with ISO, Lisboa, June 24-26, ASP Conf. Ser., eds. J. Yun and R. Liseau, p.33, 1997.

Watson, A.M., Coil, A.L. Shepherd, D.S., Hofner, P. and Churchwell, E., Direct Observations of the Ionizing Star in the UC HII Region G29.96-0.02: A Strong Constraint on the Stellar Birth Line for Massive Stars, Astrophys. J., 487, 818, 1997.

Werthimer, D., Bowyer, S., Ng, D., Donnelly, C., Cobb, J., Lampton, M. and Airieau, S.., The Berkeley SETI Program: Serendip IV Instrumentation, "Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe", C.B. Cosmovici, S. Bowyer, and D. Werthimer, eds., p. 683, 1997.

Wyrowski, F., Schilke, P, Hofner, P. and Walmsley, M.C., Carbon Radio Recombination Lines in the Orion Bar, Astrophys. J., 487, L171, 1997.


Bernhardt, P.A., Huba, J.D., Swartz, W.E. and Kelley, M.C., Incoherent Scatter from Space Shuttle and Rocket Engine Plumes in the Ionosphere, J.Geophys.Res., 103A, 2239, 1998.

Cho, J.Y.N., Sulzer, M.P., and Kelley, M.C., Meteoric Dust Effects on D-Region Incoherent Scatter Radar Specta, J.Atmos.& Solar-Terr. Phys., 60, 349, 1998.

Djuth, F.T., Sulzer, M.P., Elder, J.H. and Wickwar, V.B., High-Resolution Studies of Atmosphere-ionosphere Coupling at Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico, Radio Sci., 32, 2321, 1997.

Friedman, J.S., Middle-Atmospheric Doppler Lidar Using an Iodine-Vapor Edge Filter, Optics Lett., 22, 1648, 1997.

Kelley, M.C., Alcala, C. and Cho, J.Y.N., Detection of a Meteor Contrail and Meteoric Dust in the Earth's Upper Mesosphere, J.Atmos. & Solar-Terr. Phys., 60, 359,1998.

Kelley, M.C. and Miller, C.A., The Electrodynamics of Midlatitude Spead F, 3, Electrohydrodynamic Waves? A New Look at the Role of Electric Fields in Thermospheric Wave Dynamics, J.Geophys. Res., 102, 11,539, 1997.

Kelley, M.C., Baker, S.D., Holzworth, R.H., Argo, P., and Cummer, S.A., LF and MF Observations of the Lightning Electromagnetic Pulse at Ionospheric Altitudes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 1111, 1997.

Lee, M.C., Riddolls, R.J., Burke, W.J., Sulzer, M.P., Klien, E.M., Rowlands, M.J. and Kuo, S.P., Ionospheric Plasma Bubble Generated by Arecibo Heater, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 579, 1998.

Mahajan, K.K., Sethi, N.K. and Pandey, The Diurnal Variation of E-F Valley Parameters from Incoherent Scatter Measurements at Arecibo, Adv. Space Res., 20, 1781, 1997.

Mathews, J.D., Hunter, K.P., Meisel, D.D., Getman, V.S. and Zhou, Q., Very High Resolution Studies of Micrometeors Using the Arecibo 430MHz Radar, Icarus, 126, 157, 1997.

Miller, C.A. and M.C. Kelley, Horizontal Plasma Flow at Midlatitudes: More Mechanisms and the Interpretation of Observations, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 11,549, 1997.

Miller, C.A., Swartz, W.E., Kelley, M.C., Mendillo, M., Nottingham, D., Scale, J., and Reinisch, B., The Electrodynamics of Midlatitude Spread F, 1, Observations of Unstable, Gravity Wave-Induced Ionospheric Electric Fields at Tropical Latitudes, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 11,521, 1997.

Nossal, S., Roesler, F.L. and Coakley, M.M., Cascade Excitation in the Geocoronal Hydrogen Balmer-a, Line, J. Geophys. Res., 103A, 381, 1998.

Nossal, S., Roesler, F.L., Coakley, M.M. and Reynolds, R.J., Geocoronal Hydrogen Balmer-alpha Line Profiles Obtained Using Fabry-Perot Annular Summing Spectroscopy: Effective Temperature Results, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 14,553, 1997.

Nossal, S., F.L. Roeseler, and M.M. Coakley, Cascade Excitation in the Geocoronal Hydrogen Balmer-alpha line, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 381, 1997.

Noto, J., Kerr, R.B., Shea, E.M., Waldrop, L.S., Fisher, G., Rudy, R.J., Hecht, J.H., Gonzalez, S.A., Sulzer, M.P. and Garcia, R., Evidence for Recombination as a Significant Source of Metastable Helium, J.Geophys. Res, 103A, 11,595, June 1998.

Palo, S.E., Hagan, M.E., Meek, C.E., Vincent, R.A., Burrage, M.D., McLandress, C., Franke, S.J., Ward, W., Clark, R.R., Hoffman, P., Johnson, R., Kuerschner, D., Manson, A.H., Murphy, D., Nakamura, T., Portnyagin, Y.I., Salah, J.E., Schminder, R., Singer, W., Tsuda, T., Virdi, T.S., and Zhou, Q., An Intercomparison Between the GSWMn UARS and Ground Based Radar Observations: A Case Study in January 1993, Annales Geophysicae, 15, 1123, 1997.

Pandey, V.K., Sethi, N.K. and Mahajan, K.K., Topside Electron Density Distribution During Sunrise and Sunset Conditions at Arecibo: Comparison with IRI, Adv. Space Res., 20, 1765, 1997.

Tepley, C.A., Current Developments at Arecibo for Research in the Atmospheric Sciences at Low Latitudes, J. Atmos.Terr.Phys., 59, 1679, 1997.

Turek, .S., Roper, R.G. and Brosnahan, J.W., Further Direct Comparisons of Incoherent Scatter and Medium Frequency Radar Winds from AIDA'89, J.Atmos.Terr.Phys., 60, 337, 1998.

Zhou, Q., and Sulzer, M.P., Incoherent Scatter Radar Observation of the F-Region Ionosphere at Arecibo During January 1993, J.Atmos.Terr.Phys., 59, 2213, 1997.


Bowyer, S., Werthimer, D., Donnelly, C., Cobb, J., Ng, D. and Lampton, M., Twenty Years of Serendip the Berkeley SETI Effort: Past and Future Plans, "Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe", C.B. Cosmovici, S. Bowyer, and D. Werthimer, eds., p. 667, 1997.

Castleberg, P. and Xilouris, K.M., The Arecibo Observatory: Site and Science, Potentials, p.33, Aug./Sep., 1997.

Cobb, J, Donnelly, C., Bowyer, S., Werthimer, D., and Lampton, M., The Serendip IV Interference Rejection and Signal Detection System, "Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe", C.B. osmovici, S. Bowyer, and D. Werthimer, eds., p. 677, 1997.

Goldsmith, P.F., Quasioptical Systems- Gaussian Beam Quasioptical Propagation and Applications, New York : IEEE Press /Chapman & Hall, 1997.

Olmi, L. and Davis, M.M.,Pointing Large Antennas with the Conical Scan Technique, Astron. & Astrophys., 129, 177, 1998.

Zimmerman, R.K., Resonant Disk Turnstile, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory & Tech., 45, 1600, 1997.

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